U.S. executives are confident about 2014 deal activity, but increased volumes will rely on clear signs of an improving economy and political stability, according to EY Americas Transaction Advisory Services.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November for the sixth consecutive...
By merging with Lang Engineering Equipment Co., Valin adds an expanded selection of pumps,...
The Big 50 list highlights a group of companies who are aggressive and progressive. This year's list shows a significant amount of revenue growth, more than typical amounts of consolidation, and even a notably absent name (Barnes Distribution, now a part of MSC). It’s a tough marketplace, and the strong survive and thrive. If anything in these pages inspires confidence, we hope it’s the leadership of an industry that refuses to slow down.
The Department of Transportation estimates that more than 30,000 miles of decades-old, decaying cast-iron pipe are still being used to deliver gas nationwide. In 2011, the American Gas Association estimated the billions in costs for replacement or repair.
As a result of the merger, Molex is now an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., retaining its name and headquarters in Lisle, IL. The company will continue to be operated by its current management team.
Phoenix utilizes marine-grade die cast aluminum housing with a powder coat finish for additional protection against corrosion. The rugged shock mount base delivers durability that can stand up to even the harshest applications.
The Gator Pack features fully adjustable hip, shoulder, and chest straps, which allows users to distribute weight more efficiently. This in turn helps reduce the risk of injury when carrying heavy loads.
A fourth straight month of solid hiring cut the U.S. unemployment rate in November to a five-year low of 7 percent. The surprisingly robust job gain suggested that the economy may have begun to accelerate.
The 30,000-square-foot facility provides gear drive and bearing repair and upgrade services to meet growing customer demand in central India.
LEED has a rival — a controversial, Portland, OR-based rating system known as Green Globes, which markets itself as a simpler, less expensive alternative.
Created in 1985, LS Kunststofftechnologie is headquartered in Wertheim, near Frankfurt. It has two production sites, one in Wertheim and the other in Neuhaus, near Erfurt, and more than 220 employees.
The all-purpose, heavy-duty lifts allow users to handle multiple applications up to working heights of 16 feet. With their high capacities, they can accommodate two people at a time and provide a substantial working area.
While fasteners can be inexpensive, an improperly tightened fastener can cause a host of operational problems, ranging from the minor, up to catastrophic failure. Attaching fasteners with appropriate amounts of torque prevents them from vibrating loose or, alternatively, from stripping threaded fasteners.
Headquartered in Holly Springs, NC, Triangle Industrial serves customers in the automotive, pulp and paper, food, pharmaceutical, heavy industrial and wood markets from its two distribution locations in the state.
The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest since early 2012. But nearly half the growth came from a buildup in business stockpiles, a trend that could reverse in the current quarter and hold back growth.
MSC Industrial Supply, Co. has increased its selection of Kennametal cutting tools to 54,000 total items which ranges from milling and turning solutions, to holemaking, threading and tooling systems products.
As just about any distributor knows — and, for that matter, just about anyone involved in supply chain distribution — the distribution world has changed quite a bit in the past twenty years. Our customers are becoming much more knowledgeable about the products and services they use to run and manage their businesses and facilities.
U.S. factories received fewer orders in October, as aircraft demand fell and businesses cut back on computers. The decline suggests companies were hesitant to invest during the 16-day partial government shutdown.
The IN location will primarily provide inventory management for Tipmont REMC, a member-owned electric cooperative that serves some 21,800 members. The TN location is a newly renovated 20,000-square-foot warehouse to accommodate the needs of electric utilities in the Knoxville area.
BP is leading an industry-wide push to develop technology that can retrieve oil from formations that are so deep under the sea floor, and under such high pressure and temperature, that conventional equipment would melt or be crushed by the conditions.
Boeing is looking for a place to build the next-generation 777X commercial airplane after machinist union members in Washington state rejected a proposed contract that sought concessions on pensions and health care costs.
To minimize the frequency and cost of changeovers associated with heat degradation and routine wear, Bernard has introduced the new Quik Tip HD Series nozzles, featuring a removable nozzle cone.